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Re: ACLs in Subversion (was: Re: Authz)

From: Alan Langford <jal_at_ambitonline.com>
Date: 2002-05-24 15:29:22 CEST

At 2002/05/23 23:54 -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
>If we do want to record a history of ACL changes, then a possible
>solution is to have an acl file somewhere in the Subversion file space
>(similar in principle to the Apache access control config file), and
>then when you make a copy, the filesystem magically edits the acl file
>so that the acl on the new node matches the acl on the old node. That's
>kind of weird, though, and calls into question how things work when you
>want to make a copy and edit the acl file at the same time.

1) Don't version the ACLs.
2) Keep ACLs in a separate "versioning space". Aren't changes to the ACLs
orthogonal to changes to the rest of the file base?

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Received on Fri May 24 15:30:22 2002

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